Donations needed……

The Friends of the Library are looking for a few more donations for the Reading in the Garden Basket.  Suggested donations include potting soil, fertilizer, gardening tools, gloves, large pot, etc. Thank you in advance for your donations.  Tickets will be sold for this basket and the drawing will occur at the Authors Luncheon on April 1st.

Also the library is looking for watercolor paper, children’s Crayola markers and special neon and bright colored Sharpie markers. The children who use these markers love them! If you never seen the crafts that are made at the library during the story time sessions, you should stop in and watch. The children are fun to see in action!

All donations are welcome and much appreciated.  Thank you in advance.

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Happenings at the Library…..

Just a reminder that the Let’s Talk About It starts this week on Thursday, February 23rd, at 6:00 pm with a discussion on Jane Eyre.  There have been some changes in scholars and for Jane Eyre we have Jane Andrews and the scholar for Surfacing on April 6th, will be Susan Schmidt. Light refreshments are served and there is no charge. Hope to see you there this Thursday.

Tickets are now on sale for our Sixth Authors Luncheon to be held April 1st at Cherry Point United Methodist Church, 103 Methodist Drive, Havelock. This special event will begin at 11:30 am.  Invited authors will be Kristy Woodson Harvey ( an Oprah author), Joey Jones, Jay Kenton Manning, John Murphy, Sam Love, Evelyn Heckhaus and Charles Watson (featuring the writing groups at the library).  Tickets are $20. All proceeds support the library.  Lunch will be a delicious plate of chicken salad, potato salad,  homemade desserts and more.   More information will follow on these interesting authors and their books.  Purchase your ticket early to reserve your seat!

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Gale Resources

The next time you are in the Havelock -Craven County Public Library and are interested in just browsing.  Ask to hop on one of our patron computers, then click on the Reference Links, and then click on Gale Resources.  There is a ton of reference information on this site.  Some of the choices are Information Trac – Newstand; Virtual Reference Library; Legal Forms; Informe! for Spanish speaking users which offers electronic reference tools; Career Transitions; and Books and Authors which will guide readers from every level reading proficiency.

You also have access to the Chilton Library which features information concerning automobile repair manuals. The Chilton Library can be accessed from home as well.

I hope you give this resource a try the next time you are in the library.

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REMINDER….

Please remember to sign up for the Let’s Talk About It Series!  We are reading “Jane Eyre” for the first session. You can pick up a copy of the book at the Havelock Public Library for the first meeting on Thursday, February 23rd at 6:00pm.  We hope to see you all there.

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Storyhour for Kindergarten – 2nd grade Children

The Havelock-Craven County Public Library will be having a Kindergarten to 2nd Grade Story Hour on the first and third Friday of every month.  Story Hour will start at 4:00 pm.

We hope to see you there!

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LET’S TALK ABOUT IT 2017 SCHEDULE!

Attention! Attention! Attention!

Let’s Talk About It 2017 is coming! Make sure you sign up at the circulation desk at the Havelock-Craven County Public Library!

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REMINDER… MEETING FOR THE HAVELOCK LIBRARY AND CRABPOT SOCIETY

The Havelock Library and Crabpot Society will be meeting  Jan. 25th and the book is “Extra Virgin”. If you have not already signed up and gotten your book, then run to the Havelock Library and do so.  Don’t let the time get away from you! 

 

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New Information for our Patrons!

NC Live has a new resource!  It is a new collection of “Home Grown North Carolina Authors” in ebooks.

There are so many selections in many different categories; ie. Westerns, Mysteries & Thrillers, Historical Fiction, Romance, Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Popular Fiction; just to name a few.  Please make a point to check this out on the NC Live Link.

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Thank you Santa Claus!

We want to give a big shout out to Santa Claus for stopping by our Havelock Library during his very busy schedule!  Santa really surprised the children!

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Winner of the Friends of the Library 2016 Raffle ….

SHIRLEY KELLY!!!  Congratulations Miss Shirley!

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